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- New trial ordered where misrepresentations wrongly considered as omissions
Insurance law – Homeowner’s insurance – Misrepresentation – Material change in risk – Fraud – Practice – Appeal Nagy v. BCAA Insurance Corp.,  B.C.J. No. 1563, 2020 BCCA 270, British Columbia Court of Appeal, October 7, 2020, M.E. Saunders, E.A. Bennett and J.C. Grauer JJ.A. The insurer appeal … Read more »
- Vehicle owner vicariously liable for accident caused by unknown driver
Insurance law – Automobile insurance – Consent to drive – Unidentified motorist – Statutory provisions – Vicarious liability – Practice – Appeals – Evidence Megaro v. Vanstone,  B.C.J. No. 1561, 2020 BCCA 273, British Columbia Court of Appeal, October 7, 2020, M.E. Saunders, G.J. Fitch and J.C … Read more »
- Duty to defend arising where French version of policy found to provide broader coverage than English version
Insurance law – Homeowner’s insurance – Interpretation of policy – Exclusions – Duty to defend – Practice – Leave to appeal Chiasson v. Intact Insurance Co.,  N.B.J. No. 112, 2020 NBCA 37, New Brunswick Court of Appeal, June 4, 2020, J.C.M. Richard C.J.N.B., K.A. Quigg and C.A. LeBlond JJ.A. T … Read more »
- What to do when there are two applicable insurance policies?
Insurance law – Commercial general liability insurance – Duty to defend – Additional named insured – Duties and liabilities of insurer – Practice – Appeals Markham (City) v. AIG Insurance Co. of Canada,  O.J. No. 1369, 2020 ONCA 239, Ontario Court of Appeal, March 31, 2020, D.H. Doherty, D.M. … Read more »
- Seeking coverage as an additional insured when it all goes up in flames
Insurance law – Liability insurance – Additional named insured – Exclusions – Interpretation of policy – Good faith, breach of – Duties and liabilities of insurer – Practice – Appeals Sky Solar (Canada) Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co.,  O.J. No. 3750, 2020 ONCA 558, Ontario Court of Ap … Read more »